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  1. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I want to get some pasta and macaroni to save for a while. Can you save them in Mylar bags and 5 gallon buckets with oxygen abzorbers? Or is there some others ways ? Thanks
  2. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I searched to see if this information had been posted before, but I couldn't find anything, so sorry if it's been posted before. Heater Meals uses a unique system to heat meals in their own bags by adding water. It's a neat looking process, but I haven't had a chance to purchase and try them...
  3. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I am very new to any type of survival networks or posting sites. I am sure that you guys get this alot but given the state of the economy as of late I am begining to explore the idea of preparing for the worst. In my searches I have run into a pile of different sites and I was wondering if...
  4. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Alright, I'll bite the bullet and ask. What are Mylar bags? Are they different than your typical vacuum sealing set up? Also, moisture absorbers, can you find them locally or is that an internet order only? Thanks! (be gentle:eek:)
  5. Food and water
    I’ve noticed that a lot people have questions about food storage. There’s a lot of good info on this forum I just thought I’d add some resources and share some of what I’ve learned. Also condense some of the info into one thread. If you are just starting out you’ll want to add the basics...
  6. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I’m sure this has been covered here before, but I haven’t found the thread yet so I’ll ask it here. Living in an apartment complex in a town sandwiched between NYC & Phil. I’d be limited on an alternative food sources (hunting, gardening) to get by on for a few weeks/months in a natural...
  7. Food and water
    Printed in the Nov/Dec 1995 Issue of The Preparedness Journal By Vicki Tate Used by Permission A month or two ago I met a cute little gal who was talking to me about her newly begun food storage. "You know," she began, "I've dreaded doing my storage for years, it seems so blah, but the way...
  8. Food and water
    >Back during the y2k non-event, my husband and I decided to store a good amount of food. He passed in May of 2000, but the food helped carry me through the hard times. Unfortunately, some of the food went bad. We had many cans and such! Fruit in cans only lasts about a year, although fruit...
  9. Urban Survival
    After Hurricane Rita hit this area last year, it was interesting to see the variety of relief meal that were being brought into the area. The very first meals handed out in our town was real MREs (yes yes yes!!). MRE's were only handed out for 2 days, then packaged meals where brought in. I...
  10. Urban Survival
    After hurricane Rita hit this area there was a big relief by different government agencies. This is one of the hurricane relief meal boxes left over from last year, unopened. So if your ever in a disaster, this is an example of the kind of food that might get handed out. Lets take a look...
  11. Polls and Surveys
    How much food do you keep stored?
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